Leonardo da Vinci did not cut off his ear. However, Vincent van Gogh, another famous painter, cut off part of his own ear.Continue Reading
Leonardo da Vinci was the child of Ser Piero and a peasant girl. He was born on April 15, 1452, and went on to be one of the most famous artists in history despite the fact that his right hand was paralyzed.
Vincent van Gogh had a nervous and difficult personality even as a child. He suffered from depression and, his art work was always dark and melancholy. In 1888, suffering from a severe bout of depression, van Gogh cut off part of his left ear with a razor blade. He went on to document the event with the painting "Self-Portrait with Bandaged Ear."Learn more about Renaissance & Reformation
It is thought that Leonardo da Vinci became an artist because, at a young age in 1469, he was apprenticed to a man named Verocchio, who was a well-known artist of the time, according to Boston's Museum of Science.Full Answer >
Leonardo Da Vinci had 17 brothers and sisters. All of his siblings were half-siblings.Full Answer >
Leonardo da Vinci was a scientist, mathematician and inventor of things that changed the world like the parachute, scissors and the study of anatomy. Da Vinci also painted the Mona Lisa, which is one of the most famous paintings in the world.Full Answer >
Leonardo da Vinci never married and had no children. He was an Italian artist and inventor during the Renaissance period. His most famous works include "The Last Supper," "The Mona Lisa" and "Madonna on the Rocks."Full Answer >